High School Teacher

Job No: 127418
Location: Mueller Ranges

  • Rewarding opportunity with a vibrant, independent community school in Central Kimberley!
  • Highly attractive salary circa $71,313 - $104,048, plus super and salary sacrificing!
  • Relocation Assistance on offer for candidates around the country, plus free accommodation with all utilities, foxtel and internet!
  • Graduates welcome to apply!

About the Opportunity

Yiyili Aboriginal Independent Community School now has a rewarding opportunity for a full-time High School Teacher to join their school in Yiyili Community, Mueller Ranges, WA. 

This role will see you responsible for the planning, development and implementation of the Australian Curriculum for a class of Year 7-10 students, within the whole of school approach to teaching and literacy. The school uses Accelerated Literacy as its main approach to teaching literacy, in which training will be provided. 

Some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to): 

  • Selecting, modifying and developing curricula and teaching materials for use, in co-operation with the community, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal school staff; 
  • Providing professional support for Aboriginal staff and developing an effective team teaching approach to the delivery of curriculum content; 
  • Running hands-on learning programs such as school café and bike repair workshop that prepare high school students for work; 
  • Providing effective on-going evaluation of teaching and learning approaches as well as individual student progress as directed by the Principal and School Board; 
  • Working effectively with other teaching staff to maintain a positive, whole school approach to behaviour management; and
  • Using the AITSL Australian professional standards for teachers to identify on-going professional learning needs and recommending to the Principal and school staff appropriate measures for maintaining a high level of professional competence in the delivery of both primary and secondary programs.  

Are you the right fit?

The successful candidate will be a qualified Primary and/or High School Teacher, with WA Teacher Registration (or ability to obtain). Graduates are welcome to apply, however any experience working in a remote environment, with EAL/D students, and/or overseas students will be highly regarded. 

Yiyili Aboriginal Independent Community School is looking for passionate teachers with the ability to develop strong rapport with students and who bring an inclusive, adaptable and student-focused approach to teaching. 

Importantly, you will be committed to closing the gap in Aboriginal education, and will bring flexibility to different learning tasks to ensure all students reap the full benefits of the classroom. 

The school High School teacher works alongside Aboriginal Education Workers to teach Literacy and Numeracy alongside hands-on activities such as coffee making, bike repairs and Gooniyandi Cultural Leadership. 

Although not a requirement, any experience in positive behaviour management and/or the willingness to develop a further understanding of the impacts of trauma will be highly regarded.  

Please note: Before commencing you must possess a current Working With Children (OCHRE) card, a current National Police Clearance, and a current, unrestricted Australian Manual Driver's Licence. 

A Rewarding Opportunity

This is an incredible opportunity to take on a new challenge in a beautiful environment and explore the true Australian outback while doing what you love!

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with a highly attractive salary circa $71,313 - $104,048, commensurate with your skills and experience, plus super and significant salary sacrifice options to further increase your take-home pay!

Additionally, you'll benefit from relocation assistance and fully furnished, spacious accommodation with all utilities, including Foxtel and internet, paid for by the organisation. 

Join a supportive and flexible independent school that's truly dedicated to supporting the local community with educational opportunities - Apply Now!

About Yiyili Aboriginal Independent Community School

Yiyili Aboriginal Independent Community School is an independent school catering for students from Kindergarten to Year 10. It is governed by a school board consisting of members from the local communities and has five multi-age classrooms. 

The school has a current enrolment of 61 students and is fortunate to have excellent facilities including a covered basketball court, full commercial grade kitchen, a dedicated Gooniyandi language room and music studio space as well as a manual trades workshop. All classrooms are well equipped to service the learning needs of students and have interactive whiteboards as well as class sets of iPads. 

The community priorities include for students to be 3-way strong in language (standard Australian English, Kimberley Kriol, Gooniyandi), maths skills (money skills), and culture and learning. 

For more information, please click here to visit the school's website, or check out the video below!

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